| May 15, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Ashley Haynes is working long hours out of a tiny cubicle these days, earning about half what she was a few months ago. And she couldn't be happier.
As events and education outreach coordinator for National Alliance on Mental Health Illness in Maryland,...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The centerpiece of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun control bill survived the Maryland Senate intact Wednesday, though opponents vowed to keep fighting the proposal to give the state some of the nation’s strictest gun laws.
A new licensing...
| May 16, 2013
As summer approaches, many high school students are getting ready to graduate and head off to colleges across the nation.
As a soon to graduate college student, who attended our own Fallston High School, I would like to suggest a major that is...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Thank you for your recent article on a study of Medicaid the New England Journal of Medicine that addressed the role of Medicaid in promoting mental health and protecting families from financial ruin ("Study: Medicaid has mixed record in improving health,...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The Maryland Senate today passed the most significant gun control measure in Maryland in at least a generation, one that not only responds to the threat of a Newtown-style mass shooting but also to the daily violence that plagues Baltimore and other...
| May 4, 2013
| 11:53 AM
A federal judge has ordered a West Pratt Street clinic and its former chief executive to repay more than 60 current and former employees nearly $50,000 that the private company never deposited into their retirement accounts as required.
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Children clutching onto each other as they are hustled out of an elementary school. Parents weeping together in a school parking lot, police cars and ambulances flashing behind them. Police brandishing machine guns racing to a school.
While the images...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:00 PM
In-patient units at Spring Grove Hospital Center in Catonsville have become troubled environments where serious assaults on hospital staff are common, according to a scathing new report from a consultant for the Maryland health department.
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Legislation to ban assault weapons like the Bushmaster semi-automatic rifle used in the Newtown school massacre will be revived in Annapolis when the General Assembly convenes next month, according to leading lawmakers pushing to make the change.
| Dec 17, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Maryland's senior lawmaker, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, said Monday the National Rifle Association must come to the table to discuss the tighter gun controls, as she works with President Barack Obama and her colleagues in Congress in the wake of the deadly...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced Monday, Dec. 17 the formation of a joint task force comprised of school, public safety and mental health professionals to address school safety in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in...